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May 2021 - Town Hall with Nina Olson, Executive Director, Center for Taxpayer Rights


Town Hall with Nina Olson, Executive Director, Center for Taxpayer Rights
Speaker: Nina Olson

Join NAEA for a Town Hall with former IRS National Taxpayer Advocate, Nina Olson. Ms. Olson is now the Executive Director at the Center for Taxpayer Rights and will be discussing what she has been up to recently and the current state of the IRS as it relates to taxpayer rights. Don’t miss out on this one of a kind conversation!


  • Nina Olson

    Nina E. Olson is the executive director of the Center for Taxpayer Rights. From March 2001 to July 2019, Nina served as the National Taxpayer Advocate of the United States, an independent organization within the Internal Revenue Service , dedicated to assisting taxpayers resolve their problems with the IRS and making administrative and legislative recommendations to mitigate those problems systemically. She has submitted 39 annual reports to Congress, and testified before congressional committees over 60 times.

    Before serving as the National Taxpayer Advocate, Nina founded and directed The Community Tax Law Project, the first independent Low Income Taxpayer Clinic in the US. She also maintained a private legal practice, representing taxpayers in disputes with the IRS.

    Nina has received many awards and recognitions, including the American Bar Association Section of Taxation’s Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Service, Pro Bono Award, and Jules Ritholz Memorial Merit Award for Outstanding Dedication, Achievement, and Integrity in the Field of Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies; the Tax Foundation’s Public Sector Distinguished Service Award; and Pro Bono Awards from the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, and the City of Richmond Bar Association. In 2016 she was recognized by Tax Analysts as one of the Top 10 Outstanding Women in Tax (internationally).

    Nina received her LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, her JD from North Carolina Central University School of Law, and her BA (in fine arts) from Bryn Mawr College.

May 20, 2021
Thu 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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